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Hawkhurst Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkhurst, Kent

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Latitude: 51.045 / 51°2'41"N

Longitude: 0.5208 / 0°31'14"E

OS Eastings: 576801

OS Northings: 130313

OS Grid: TQ768303

Mapcode National: GBR PTY.DHH

Mapcode Global: FRA C6ZC.2QY

Plus Code: 9F322GVC+X8

Entry Name: Hawkhurst Place

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084602

English Heritage Legacy ID: 169771

Location: Hawkhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN18

County: Kent

District: Tunbridge Wells

Civil Parish: Hawkhurst

Built-Up Area: Hawkhurst

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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TQ 7630-7730 (south side)

17/421 Hawkhurst Place
- II
House. Circa 1500 and altered c.1600. Timber framed and exposed close
studding with plaster infill, and weather-boarded to return and rear
elevations. Plain tiled roof. Hall house converted to continuous jetty.
Two storeys and attic on stone base with continuous jetty on brackets
and roof hipped to left with gablet and with stacks to rear and
projecting and offset at left, the flue rebuilt, the base in English
bond brick, with segmentally headed opening to cellar. Three gables
with moulded bargeboards and coved oriels with moulded mullions and
transoms and cornices, and with small 2-light leaded casements in gable
heads. Three bay windows on ground floor, with similar 5-light
mullioned and transomedwindows to oriels. Rib and stud doors to centre
left and centre right in C19 or C20 round-headed surrounds. Catslide
outshot to rear.
Interior: smoke blackened crown post roof, with octagonal crown post
with shallow mouldings about 5 feet high. Large scantling chamfered
beams with stop-chamfers through hoist and inglenooks. Wainscotting of
c.1600, with tendril-scroll frieze panels in ground floor room and
fillet moulded wainscott partitions in entrance hall. Hasted calls the
place 'formerly of some account', converted for the Peckham family,
late C16.

Listing NGR: TQ7680130313

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